News in Review - February 2003 Saving the Native Children

Among the arguments for Native self-government, Native leaders say one of the most important is the future of their children. Giving First Nations the tools to run their communities could give their children a whole new sense of hope. But one of the responsibilities already handed over to some Native communities is proving difficult to manage, and it involves the ...
  • 2003
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  • Added on: 02/15/2003

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News in Review - October 2002 Survival of the Inuktitut Language

Through the forces of modernization, the Inuit in Northern Canada are losing their language. We follow attempts to connect people from all areas where Inuktitut is spoken in a campaign to revitalize and preserve their native means of communication.
  • 2002
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News in Review - December 2001 Northern Pipeline: Competing Visions

Twenty-five years ago the Aboriginal peoples of northern Canada fought tirelessly to stop the building of oil pipelines through their territory, and won. Now, in different economic and political times, there has been a far different reaction to a proposal for a natural gas pipeline through the Mackenzie River Valley. This report is also the occasion for examining the transborder ...
  • 2001
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News in Review - February 2001 The Innu: Another Cry for Help

This story recalls the March 1993 News in Review report on Davis Inlet: Moving from Misery. This time we focus not only on the epidemic gas sniffing and drug and alcohol abuse of young people in the northern community of Sheshatshiu, but we examine the national public outrage, protest and actions taken by the Newfoundland and federal governments to deal with the situation, as ...
  • 2001
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News in Review - November 1999 Native Rights: Sharing Resources

The recent Supreme Court ruling, which interpreted a 1760 treaty signed by the British government as granting Mi’kmaq people on the East Coast the right to fish for a “moderate livelihood” even in the off-season, is the latest in a long series of complex events that have precipitated tension, administrative difficulties and conflict in our natural resources industries. The implications ...
  • 1999
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News in Review - April 1999 Nunavut: Birth of a Territory

"From sea unto sea unto sea" takes on even more significance as 25,000 people, mainly native peoples, celebrate the birth of their new territory and a new government within the Canadian confederation. This special News in Review report documents the division of the former Northwest Territories into two separate legislative entities. Largely unknown to most southerners, Nunavut in many respects is a ...
  • 1999
  • 00:14:23
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News in Review - February 1998 Northern Medicine: Too Little, Too Far

As the crash of an aircraft in a remote region of Manitoba reminds us, Canada is still very much a country of diverse geography, immense distances and difficult terrain. Despite technological advances, government programs and improvements in transportation, not all Canadians have access to the same health care services. This story raises important social and political questions, but it also ...
  • 1998
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News in Review - September 1997 Newfoundland 500: John Cabot Was Here

Pride, festivities, pomp and circumstance, royal visitors, the tourism agenda, media attention and native protests make for a problematic mix in terms of an event that involves historical uncertainties.
  • 1997
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News in Review - November 1996 Mexico: A New Revolution?

Elizabeth Palmer, CBC's Mexico correspondent, provides an update on the ongoing political difficulties and growing guerilla movement in our NAFTA partner Mexico.
  • 1996
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News in Review - May 1996 The Nisga'a Settlement: Who Owns British Columbia?

This historic settlement with the federal government, which involves millions of dollars and a large tract of land, is the focus for a review of what some provincial politicians as well as some aboriginal people call a sell-out.
  • 1996
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  • Added on: 05/15/1996

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